Includes articles on Roosevelt's upcoming inauguration, the Nazis in the process of coming to power in Germany, unemployment and a report of the party meeting when Lazar Becker presents the position of the expelled "Gitlowites" Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Includes, among other things, a criticism of the New York Left Wing Manifesto, and a resolution by the party's Eastern European federations to withdraw from the Bern conference Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The fist issue of the periodical published by the National Organizing Committee for a Communist Party or NOC, which was the minority that walked out of the National Left Wing Congress because they wished to launch a new party immediately, rather than try to "revolutionize" the Socialist Party at its upcomming convention in Chicago. It was dominated by the Slavic foreign language Feds. and the Michigan group around John Keracher. HX1 Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Includes polemics with the Trotskyists, official Communists, articles on the New Deal and - on page 7 - a very brief notice that Ben Gitlow had broken with the Fieldites to go to the Socialists. Topic: Communism -- periodicals
The Communist Party of America split in April 1920 with Ruthenburg ("David Damon") taking most of the former National Council of the Left Wing element into the Communist Party of America (Minority Group). After about a month this group merged with the Communist Labor Party to form the United Communist Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Declarations on the San Francisco strike and independent unions, coverage of the "Night of long knives" in Germany, criticism of Wall Street aid to the Nazis, and organizational news. Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Announces that the Communist League of American and the American Workers Party have merged into the Workers Party of the United States. Final issue of this incarnation of "The Militant" Topic: Communism-periodicals
Second issue of the CPAs "The Communist" contains articles on the steel strike led by William Z. Foster, articles on Hungary and Versailles, as well as organizational notes. Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The Communist Party of America was founded Sept 1, 1919 in Chicago. The initial organization consisted of the National organizing Committee and National Council of the Left Wing factions that arose at the June Left Wing Conference. This issue includes an account of the convention, as well as the manifesto, constituion and program of the new group, the names of the members of the Central Committee and a polemic with the Communist Labor Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Much space devoted to the developing "Anglo-Italian imperialist war" over Ethiopia, a narrative of a Trotskist escape from Siberia, collapse of the International Youth bureau and the factional differences with the Oehler-Stamm group Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Mainly articles on the increasingly acrimonious split between the Left wing and the NEC of the Socialist Party. Includes report of the meeting of the NEC were the Leftist federations and Michigan are suspended. Topic: Communism--Periodicals